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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHESTNUTS HOUSE

List entry Number: 1191062

Location

CHESTNUTS HOUSE, 398, HOE STREET E17

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityWaltham ForestLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Feb-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 206902

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History

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Details

TQ 38 NE HOE STREET Walthamstow, E17 2/12 (west side) 19.10.51 No 398(Chestnuts House) (formerly listed as No 398, Essex Technical College)

GV II*

Substantial detached house. 1745-7 (dates to lead rainwater heads). Stock brick, red dressings. Pitched tiled roof to parapet. 2 storeys and attic storey. To Hoe Street 7 bays with further recessed bay to right and additional wing beyond. Centre 3 bays more closely spaced than others, and set forward slightly with pediment. Cen- tral pedimented doorcase, early C19, stucco with Doric pilasters. Late C20 door. Brick band between storeys; main cornice of rubbled brick above first floor; subsi- diary cornice to attic. Segmental-headed windows, sashes, thick glazing bars. Blind semicircular window above pediment to attic. Six-bay, 2-storey wing recessed to right, with similar treatment and advanced stable wing attached to right of 3 bays with blind relieving arches. Original plan form survives. Interior: Paved stair hall; fine openwell staircase with turned balusters and stucco floral enrichment. Original panelling and cornices survive throughout, moulded to main rooms and simpler to servants' area, which also has dog-leg turned baluster staircase. Room to left of entrance with rich Rococo ceiling.

Listing NGR: TQ3747988447

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National Grid Reference: TQ 37479 88447

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